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Reticulating Python and R -- the American Community Survey Data Dictionary to Meta Data III.

Data Dictionary to Meta Data III is the third and final blog devoted to demonstrating the automation of meta data creation for the American Community Survey 2012-2016 household data set, using a published data dictionary. DDMDI was a teaser to show how Python could be used to generate R statements that could in turn be…See More
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Reticulating Python and R -- the American Community Survey Data Dictionary to Meta Data III.

Data Dictionary to Meta Data III is the third and final blog devoted to demonstrating the automation of meta data creation for the American Community Survey 2012-2016 household data set, using a published data dictionary. DDMDI was a teaser to show how Python could be used to generate R statements that could in turn be…See More
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From Data Dictionary to Meta Data with Simple Text Wrangling in Python

My last DSC blog left me a bit disappointed. While the loads of the beefy household and population files for the American Community Survey worked well, the data, just about…See More
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From Data Dictionary to Meta Data with Simple Text Wrangling in Python

My last DSC blog left me a bit disappointed. While the loads of the beefy household and population files for the American Community Survey worked well, the data, just about…See More
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steve miller commented on steve miller's blog post American Community Survey data in R
"Eric -- Thanks for the comment. There have been quite a few performance enhancements in R over the last ten years, including the ascent of Rcpp, tidyverse, and data.table, as well as seamless multi-core processing. Have you used h2o for modeling?…"
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"Hi Steve, I really enjoyed this post. This comment resonated especially strongly with me: In your post, you demonstrate some excellent techniques for optimizing the performance of R for 'biggish' data by using a combination of techniques…"
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"Paul -- Thanks for the comment. As you've probably surmised, I'm a big R fan. I'm also into Python and will write some Python blogs in the future. I worked extensively with SAS from 1980 to 2000. At the time, it was the best…"
Apr 5
Paul Bremner commented on steve miller's blog post American Community Survey data in R
"Steve, I enjoy reading these posts on R and what it can do (particularly liked the last one using Medicare data.)  I'm currently learning SAS (both programming and drag-and-drop apps) and will have to make some decisions about R/Python…"
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American Community Survey data in R

I met up with an old grad school friend a few weeks back. He's an accomplished professor of demography, basically the statistical study of populations, particularly surrounding births, deaths, and fertility. Where he once traveled…See More
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40 years experience in consulting services surrounding BI, statistics, analytics, and data science. Most recent position was President of Inquidia Consulting and EVP of BI/Analytics at Braun Consulting. have been a writer for information management, dataversity, and beyenetwork for 12 years.
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Reticulating Python and R -- the American Community Survey Data Dictionary to Meta Data III.

Posted on April 25, 2018 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Data Dictionary to Meta Data III is the third and final blog devoted to demonstrating the automation of meta data creation for the American Community Survey 2012-2016 household data set, using a published data dictionary. DDMDI was a teaser to show how Python could be used to generate R statements that…

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From Data Dictionary to Meta Data with Simple Text Wrangling in Python

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

My last DSC blog left me a bit disappointed. While the loads of the beefy household and population files for the American…

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American Community Survey data in R

Posted on April 4, 2018 at 7:30am 4 Comments

I met up with an old grad school friend a few weeks back. He's an accomplished professor of demography, basically the statistical study of populations, particularly surrounding births, deaths, and…

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